How to find a trustworthy tradesperson

13 June 2018

We rely on tradespeople in order to make our homes and our lives better.  Whether it’s a brand new patio, a purpose-built garden or helping you go from one place to another, time after time a tradesperson will help you to get on with your life with as minimal disruption as possible.

What happens if you’re unlucky enough to not get that smooth experience though?

Life can chuck many unexpected scenarios at us and a minority of you may have met a tradesperson that doesn’t live up to the kind of standards that you’ve become accustomed to.

We’ve already covered the signs that might denote a cowboy builder from a trustworthy one and now we’ve got a lovely stylised visual guide for you to look through below.

It details how to find someone reliable, identify potential problems and resolve any future issues.  After reading our aforementioned post regarding cowboy builders and allowing your eyes to take in the infographic below, you’ll be well versed in how to ensure you’ve hired one of the fantastic tradespeople who will work tirelessly for you.

How to find a trustworthy tradesperson

The infographic was provided by the Sainsbury's Money Matters blog, so make sure to check them out as well.

Looking for a reliable tradesman?

We can put you in touch with local tradesmen near you, many of whom have been reviewed by local residents, helping you to hire someone that your community trusts. To start your search, visit our homepage.

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Away from his role as a Content Writer for Thomson Local, you’ll find Craig writing about either football or video games at a myriad of sites and publications. He’s had words featured in The Guardian, Eurogamer, Nutmeg and his own site Pause Resume. He’s also currently in the process of attaining a degree in Creative Writing with the Open University.

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